B.C.

Kelowna wildfire, July 2015. Canadian Press photo

Premier Clark fears raging wildfires new norm, blames climate change

Prime Minister Harper is expected to join Clark in her home riding of Kelowna this afternoon.
Global warming illustration (Creative Commons)

Province seeking public input on climate action plan

The public will have two opportunities over the next six months to speak up about new climate policies in B.C.
Surveillance footage of John Nuttall and Amanda Korody

Top cop wanted B.C. terror suspects away from distraction of video games, drugs

'They weren't motivated to do much of anything except play video games,' says defence lawyer.
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50 new B.C. fires over weekend leads to calls for vigilance despite wet weather

Vancouver's air quality is on the rise but so are fires, leading officials to warn that this is no time to let our guard down.
Elsie Dean and granddaughter Mic

At 91, Elsie Dean remains an active elder of B.C.'s political activist community

With the stakes so high, it is important to honour the elders who have set examples of relentless, joyful struggle.
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B.C. activists protest Shell oil drilling ship's movement through Inside Passage

Shell is transporting an oil−spill−containment vessel up B.C.’s coastline to Alaska, says Greenpeace
Hunter photo via Bigstock

Hunters say they love what they kill

Ninety percent of BC. opposes it. The government permits it. Caught in the deadly trap between public opinion and policy are BC's bears.

Trophy hunters decimate bears in B.C. valley under "abysmal" policy

“We had a great relationship with all the bears and then someone came in and killed them all," says the owner of a lodge outside Vancouver.
Photo of Chateau Lake Louise by Patrick Imbeau via Flickr

Five great, relatively-green winter getaways

Here’s our eco-rated list of great places for close - but not too close - holiday travel from Vancouver, B.C.
Map of Woodfibre LNG project proposed for Squamish

Public comment period on proposed Squamish LNG plant closes

The federal government held a public comment period on a proposed Squamish LNG plant over the holiday period, leaving concerned community members without a say.